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Associate Engineer Guidance Navigation Control

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10078318
Category: Engineering
Location: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Positions Available: 2 At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Northrop Grumman's Space Systems Navigation Group is hiring for a Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Engineer professional within the Launch Vehicle team located in Chandler, AZ. GNC is designing, building, testing rockets for a mix of DoD, NASA, and commercial customers. Position Overview
The GNC Engineer in the Navigation group will design, develop, implement, verify and test algorithms, software, and simulation tools to perform navigation of missiles, launch vehicles and upper stages during powered and coast phases of launch, flight, earth orbit, interplanetary cruise and orbital insertion, as well as during staging events. Navigation functions include the statistical processing of measured data points (e.g. Inertial Measurement Units, GPS, altimeters, etc) and their substitution into algorithms estimating physical reality. Working alongside Guidance and Controls experts, the Navigation team provides the necessary vehicle states to support mission success. Essential Functions The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for providing priority navigation technical contributions for a variety of programs, including, but not limited to, missile defense targets programs, next-generation interceptors, and various other missile and rocket programs. Familiarity with inertial, satellite-based, and integrated navigation systems and customer provided requirement analysis is a plus. Proven experience with flight software in a simulation environment is a plus. Basic Qualifications Engineer GNC: Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) with 0 years related experience Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance Preferred Qualifications: Active DoD Secret Security Clearance, or higher Experience with the C++, MATLAB, Simulink, and/or Python programming languages Experience with the Linux Operating System Experience with Inertial, Satellite-Based, or Integrated Navigation Systems Excellent communication skills Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $88,200 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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